Warning: Do NOT read these 17 Japanese urban legends before bed. They will scare the shit out of you. Trust me...

Warning: Do NOT read these 17 Japanese urban legends before bed. They will scare the shit out of you. Trust me...

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Sagari- Japanese legend: a horse head hanging by one long tentacle wrapped around a tree branch. It is the spirit of a horse that died under that tree. It whines loudly, expressing its loneliness and depression.

Sagari- Japanese legend: a horse head hanging by one long tentacle wrapped around a tree branch. It is the spirit of a horse that died under that tree. It whines loudly, expressing its loneliness and depression.

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Sara-hebi (さら蛇) is a large, snake-like creature with the head of a woman. Yokai Ghost stories from Japanese folklore.

Sara-hebi (さら蛇) is a large, snake-like creature with the head of a woman. Yokai Ghost stories from Japanese folklore.

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Say goodbye to sleep, here are 10 horrifying Japanese urban legends
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Keukegen- Japanese folklore: a creature covered in black fur that lives in peoples houses. Its name means "rarely seen". It was a disease spirit, inflicting sickness into those who lived in its host house.

Keukegen- Japanese folklore: a creature covered in black fur that lives in peoples houses. Its name means "rarely seen". It was a disease spirit, inflicting sickness into those who lived in its host house.

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A Japanese legend says that if you can’t sleep at night it’s because you’re awake in someone else’s dream.

A Japanese legend says that if you can’t sleep at night it’s because you’re awake in someone else’s dream.

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The moral of most Japanese urban legends seem to consist of dont go anywhere by yourself. Ever. The story of the Kuchisake-Onna, or Split Mouth Woman is no different. Except that you are doubly unfortunate if you happen to be a child (We assume your legs are stubby and slow and we can thusly outrun you).

The moral of most Japanese urban legends seem to consist of dont go anywhere by yourself. Ever. The story of the Kuchisake-Onna, or Split Mouth Woman is no different. Except that you are doubly unfortunate if you happen to be a child (We assume your legs are stubby and slow and we can thusly outrun you).

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